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Warmbier parents blast North Korean leader for son’s death after Trump’s praise

The family of Otto Warmbier, the American student who died after having been imprisoned in North Korea, blamed Kim Jong Un for their son’s death on Friday, reacting to U.S. President Donald Trump’s statement that he accepted the leader’s claims to have been unaware of the case.

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Trump blames North Korea, not leader Kim for Warmbier death: Conway

President Donald Trump believes North Korea is responsible for Otto Warmbier’s death but said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had told him he did not know how the American college student was treated in detention, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Friday.

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Battle over in Somali capital, three militants killed: police

Somali security forces killed three militants holed up in a building in the capital Mogadishu on Friday and the battle for the area was now over, police officials said.

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Philippines to charge officials of Sanofi, government over dengue vaccine

The Philippine Department of Justice on Friday said it had found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over 10 deaths it said were linked to use of a dengue vaccine.

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Wall Street bounces on trade optimism, tame inflation data

Wall Street’s main indexes bounced on Friday after data showed U.S. inflationary pressures remained tame and as strong economic data from China helped feed into optimism around trade.

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Iran’s Zarif derides Trump over North Korea summit failure

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif mocked U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday over the collapse of a summit on North Korean denuclearization, vowing Washington would not get a better Iran nuclear deal than the one it exited last year.